James Brinkley

Regional Coordinator
NOAA Fisheries Service
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Narragansett, Rhode Island

General Area(s) of Expertise

Climate, Emergency Response, Ocean Exploration, Operations, Outreach, Weather

Specific Area(s) of Expertise

Climate: Climate Adaptation, Climate Mitigation, Climate Prediction, Coastal Resilience, Model System Development, Ocean Acidification, Sea Level Rise
Ocean-Exploration: Marine Archaeology, Oceanography, Sea Floor Mapping
Operations: Administrative Support, Navigation Response
Outreach: Citizen Science, Legislative Affairs
Weather: Ensemble Forecasting, Forecasting, Hydrology, Meteorology, Model System Development, Storm Surge


Frequent Federal Partners: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Emergency Management Adminstration (FEMA), Health and Human Services (HHS), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), US Coast Guard (USCG), US Geological Survey (USGS), US Navy
Frequent Tribal Partners: Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts, Narragansett Indian Tribe of Rhode Island, Passamaquoddy Tribe - Pleasant Point Reservation, Penobscot Indian Nation, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Frequent NOAA-Funded Nongovernmental Partners: Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Coastal Zone Management Programs, Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal and Ocean Observing Systems, Sea Grant
Frequent State Partners: Emergency Management, Coastal Zone Management, Department of State

Contact Information

(401) 782-3250

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